Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse for the Department of Surgery at the Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical school.
The primary purpose of the Licensed Practical Nurse position is to, in accordance with professional nursing standards, skillfully administer total patient care based on the individualized needs of assigned patients and families. Under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse, provides technical nursing care to assigned patients, performs treatments and procedures within established guidelines, and provides a safe and therapeutic environment.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Provides direct patient care within scope of practice to ensure implementation of the plan of care.
Provides input to Registered Nurse for incorporation into the plan of care by communicating information pertinent to the patient’s status.
Informs and instructs patients/family representative(s) on patient’s health/illness state and plan of care.
Assists patient/family representative in preparation for discharge and health maintenance in the home.
Participates in data collection related to the patients’ status and needs.
At least six (6) months of experience in an acute hospital setting.
Posting Number: 21ST0069
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 124955
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.